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HR2962

HR2962 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2962 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2962 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2962:

6.02
Main-sequence
HR2962 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 19°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2962

HR2962 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2962 are provided in the following table:

07h 42m 43s
+34° 00’ 01”
185.83°
24.76°
Gemini

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2962 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2962 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2962.

Visibility of HR2962 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR2962 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.0°
Max altitude: 72.5°
Azimuth: 304.0°
HR2962 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2962

The image below is a photograph of HR2962 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR2962 is -0.08 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2962 star
DSS2 image of HR2962. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2962 during the next 10000 years (-13.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2962 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2962 is distant 178.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

54.61 pc
178.04 ly
-11 km/s
-0.08 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2962

HR2962 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

2.33
F7V
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2962 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2962. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2962

SAO60291
SAO60291